GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Manila, South Harbor

The GLOSS Station Handbook is currently being re-designed and upgraded.

Until a new version is available, the tide gauge station list below from the last version of the Handbook provides links to further details about each tide gauge in the GLOSS Core Network. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the information. Click column headings to sort the table.

Station information

Gloss number73
Station nameManila, South Harbor
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)14.58333
Longitude (+ve E)120.96666
Observation periods1947-
Responsible countryPhilippines
Authority responsible for tide gaugeDirector, Coast and Geodetic Survey Department, 421 Baracca St., San Nicolas, Manila, Philippines
GLOSS contactPhilippines
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea surface temperature, surface salinity at 15degC
High frequency data at UHSLCData 370a Document 370a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkBM-4B - Tramus, Manila, brass rod embedded on concrete base, 1.0m above street level. At back of former Central Bank building, at concrete base of Meraclo power outlet, almost opposite the bank's door.
Benchmark relationshipsBM-4B established 1985, elevation 5.3065m above OTS.
Previous benchmark BM-4B, defaced, elevation 5.3168m above OTS (difference -0.0103m).
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 145
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodMonthly & weighted annual mean
PSMSL code145
Other relevant codesUHSLC 370
Additional information
Other relevant informationStation El Codo was operational from Jan 1976 to Sep 1980
Nearest Met. station5km from tide gauge
Last updated11 December 2002